The Bible tells us that God is just. 8 In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ: Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. They shall be filled'. Since every revealed purpose of God, implying that obedience to his law will be given, is a demand of that obedience, the announcement of his Covenant, as in his sovereignty decreed, claims, not less effectively than an explicit law, the fulfilment of its duties. Hearken till thy heart is broken To His …Frances Bevan—Hymns of Ter Steegen and Others (Second Series), The Return of the ExilesThe advent of the army of Cyrus before the walls of Babylon was to the Jews a sign that their deliverance from captivity was drawing nigh. 3) and dwelling in inaccessible light (1 Tim. A representation of a system of things pre-determined in order that the obligations of the Covenant might be discharged; various exhibitions of the Covenant as ordained; and a description of the children of the Covenant as predestinated …John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting, "What Doest Thou Here? Here is an honeycomb dropping into the mouths of …Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12, Thy Name: My Name'I have called thee by thy name.' Adam naming the creatures. We cannot begin to understand God’s justice unless we first understand sin. 39; vi. A promise annexed. More than a century before the birth of Cyrus, Inspiration had mentioned him by name, and had caused a record to be made of the actual work he should do in taking the city of Babylon unawares, and in preparing the way for the release of the children of the captivity. God promises in His Word over and over again that He is always with us. A Plain Description of the Essence and Attributes of God, Out of the Holy Scripture, So Far as Every Christian must Competently Know, and Necessarily Believe, that Will be Saves. {31} The law of his God is in his heart; his feet do not slip. “If Jesus is not God, then there is no Christianity, and we who worship Him are nothing more than idolaters. Although no creature can define what God is, because he is incomprehensible (Psal. viii. Adam naming the creatures. iii. John 4:25 (KJV) The woman saith unto him, I know that Messias cometh, which is called Christ: when he is come, he will tell us all things. A building advances by degrees (I Corinthians 3:9; Ephesians 2:20-22) , and while it is in an unfinished state, a stranger cannot, by viewing its present appearance, form an accurate judgment. His prayers and giving were a memorial before God (verse 4). xlv. 5-8; 1 Cor. A Christian fighting with sin is not like one that beats the air' (1 Corinthians 9:26), and his hungering after righteousness is not like one that sucks in only air, Blessed are they that hunger, for they shall be filled.' At the entrance to the cave wherein Elijah had taken refuge, God met with him, through a mighty angel sent to inquire into his needs and to make plain the divine purpose for Israel. There are no defects or contradictions in Him, and nothing can be added to His nature to make Him any better. But they are as applicable to each individual member of the true Israel of God. cxliii. Full 'God Is Love' Bible Passages 1 John 4:8 - But anyone who does not love does not know God, for God is love. God never bids us seek him in vain' (Isaiah 45:19). 4; Eph. He is the only God.' have not I the LORD? Deut 4:49. 17; 1 Kings, Q-5: ARE THERE MORE GODS THAN ONE? Not just in the case of Lot; but in all occurrences, GOD is righteous and just. Propitiation is not a word that we use in common conversation. 1. This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light; in him there is no darkness at all . vi. Loving friendship. While in the Old Testament people had to provide animal sacrifices for the propitiation of sins before God, in the New Testament, God sent His son Jesus Christ to be the propitiation for our sins (2 Corinthians 5:21). Matthew 5:6 I proceed now to the second part of the text. 5; John iv. 1. Both ideas occur together in one verse in the Psalms: “Thou art good and doest good” (Psalm 119:68). Deut 4:49. 5, 6; 1 Tim. 1John.5 [1] Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one that loveth him that begat loveth him also that is begotten of him. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Sign up for these short lessons that answer basic questions about the Bible. Mechthild of Hellfde, 1277. --ISAIAH xliii. A just God and a Saviour; there is none beside …Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity, Spiritual Hunger Shall be SatisfiedThey shall be filled. [8] Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Psalm 96:4 King James Version (KJV) 4. 1. 24; 2 Cor. God never bids us seek him in vain' (Isaiah 45:19). No man hath seen God at any time. Elijah's retreat on Mount Horeb, though hidden from man, was known to God; and the weary and discouraged prophet was not left to struggle alone with the powers of darkness that were pressing upon him. I shall note this morning, in addressing you, that since the Lord creates darkness as well as light; first of all, eclipses of every kind are part of God's way of governing the world; in the second place, we shall notice that since God creates the darkness as well as the light, we may conclude beyond a doubt that he has a design in the eclipse--in the darkness as well as the light; and then, thirdly, we shall notice that as all things that God has created, whether they be light or whether they be, "Look unto Me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth."--Is. 3) and dwelling in inaccessible light (1 Tim. 7. …Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture, The Extent of Messiah's Spiritual KingdomThe kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of His Christ, and He shall reign for ever and ever! Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded. God Is Love 1 John 4. vi. 5; John iv. This will happen when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven in blazing fire with his powerful angels. Proverbs 8:35 eternal life wisdom. Loving friendship. 1 John 4:20 love family. Intimate knowledge. Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God is one Lord.' 22. A just God and a Saviour; there is none beside, They shall be filled. 2. 7. 5-8; 1 Cor. This means that He is fair and impartial. Conversely, if He is God, those who say He was merely a good man, or even the best of men, are blasphemers. What does God's calling a man by his name imply? Know therefore this day, and consider it in thy heart, that the Lord he is God in heaven above, and upon the earth beneath, there is none else.' John 4:24 (KJV) God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth. xlv. xlv. Since righteousness is the quality or character of being right or just, it is another attribute of God and incorporates both His justice and holiness. 8 He will punish those who do not know God and do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus. iv. Hearken till thy heart is broken To His, Hymns of Ter Steegen and Others (Second Series), The advent of the army of Cyrus before the walls of Babylon was to the Jews a sign that their deliverance from captivity was drawing nigh. NASB 1995 God is a righteous judge, And a God who has indignation every day. Christ naming His disciples. Not until Elijah had learned to trust wholly in God could he complete his …Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings, A Plain Description of the Essence and Attributes of God, Out of the Holy Scripture, So Far as Every Christian must Competently Know, and Necessarily Believe, that Will be Saves. 35; xxxii. The God I serve is God of gods, He is above all other gods. I. 4; iv. His Holiness Is Acknowledged In Praise Thus: God is that one spiritual and infinitely perfect essence, whose being is of himself eternally (Deut. 'Every one that is called by My name.' God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him. Matthew 5:6 I proceed now to the second part of the text. Tell ye, and bring them near; yea, let them take counsel together: who hath declared this from ancient time? ii. God is just in meting out rewards: “God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them” (Hebrews 6:10). 4; Isa. Elijah's retreat on Mount Horeb, though hidden from man, was known to God; and the weary and discouraged prophet was not left to struggle alone with the powers of darkness that were pressing upon him. Eccles.7. For the LORD is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared above all gods. But they are as applicable to each individual member of the true Israel of God. If we love one another, God dwelleth in us, and his love is perfected in us. John 1:1 - In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. Conformed to rules of justice; doing equal justice. Amplified Bible Bible verses related to Just from the King James Version (KJV) by Relevance - Sort By Book Order Micah 6:8 - He hath shewed thee, O man, what [is] good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God? John 1:14 - And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth. A Christian fighting with sin is not like one that beats the air' (1 Corinthians 9:26), and his hungering after righteousness is not like one that sucks in only air, Blessed are they that hunger, for they shall be filled.' (2 Peter 3:8-9) Starting from Adam, GOD has done only the right thing and He has been the perfect Judge. Cross references: T he Kingdom of our Lord in the heart, and in the world, is frequently compared to a building or house, of which He Himself is both the Foundation and the Architect (Isaiah 28:16 and 54:11, 12) . A: There is but one only, the living and true God. Great stress is laid on names in Scripture. 'Every one that is called by My name.' 1. i. Peter in verses 34-35 tells him that he is accepted with God and preaches Christ to him (verses 37-47). Selah. 5, 6; 1 Tim. Christ the Lord of glory see By His own denied, deserted, Bleeding, bound, and scourged for thee. 16); yet it has pleased his majesty to reveal himself to us in his word, so far as our weak capacity can best conceive him. and there is no God else beside me; a just God and a Saviour; there is none beside me.Isaiah 45:21 Parallel Commentaries, Ecce Homo"Look unto Me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth."--Is. These 23 verses point you to the goodness of our God and what it means for our lives. 4; Isa. I googled verses where God says I AM to save time and found your blog. viii. The most obvious one is Cornelius. Tell ye, and bring them near; yea, let them take counsel together: who hath declared this from ancient time? 22. He is equally just in meting out punishments: “Anyone who does wrong will be repaid for their wrongs, and there is no favoritism” (Colossians 3:25). have not I the LORD? 6 God is just: He will pay back trouble to those who trouble you 7 and give relief to you who are troubled, and to us as well. "[This chapter is based on 1 Kings 19:9-18.] [7] Submit yourselves therefore to God. 6 Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you; 7 And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels. Mechthild of Hellfde, 1277. --ISAIAH xliii. 4; iv. tr., Emma Frances Bevan, 1899 Wilt thou, sinner, be converted? Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. tr., Emma Frances Bevan, 1899 Wilt thou, sinner, be converted? Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble. At the entrance to the cave wherein Elijah had taken refuge, God met with him, through a mighty angel sent to inquire into his needs and to make plain the divine purpose for Israel. cxliii. Great stress is laid on names in Scripture. Covenanting According to the Purposes of God. Do… He replied, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God… The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our… Sharper than any… Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path… Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. who hath told it from that time? 16); yet it has pleased his majesty to reveal himself to us in his word, so far as our weak capacity can best conceive him. A representation of a system of things pre-determined in order that the obligations of the Covenant might be discharged; various exhibitions of the Covenant as ordained; and a description of the children of the Covenant as predestinated, [This chapter is based on 1 Kings 19:9-18.] New King James Version God is a just judge, And God is angry with the wicked every day. 4; Eph. For the LORD is a great God, and a great King above all gods. The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of His Christ, and He shall reign for ever and ever! John 4:26 (KJV) Jesus saith unto her, I … Psalm 97:9 King James Version (KJV) 9. That there is a God has been proved; and those that will not believe the verity of his essence, shall feel the severity of his wrath. Intimate knowledge. Because of that imagery, some liberal scholars have tried to eliminate the idea of God’s anger by changing the word to expiation, which refer… 1 John 4:16 is a similar verse also containing the words "God is love." That there is a God has been proved; and those that will not believe the verity of his essence, shall feel the severity of his wrath. 35; xxxii. Look again, O soul, behold Him On the cross uplifted high; See the precious life-blood flowing, See the tears that dim His eye. A promise annexed. i. A song. 7. All rights reserved worldwide. 46 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God is one Lord.' This will happen when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven(C) in blazing fire(D) with his powerful angels. and there is no God else beside me; a just God and a Saviour; there is none beside me. Those that hunger after righteousness shall be filled. [2] By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments. Was God … NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 24; 2 Cor. Deut 6:6. Not until Elijah had learned to trust wholly in God could he complete his, Although no creature can define what God is, because he is incomprehensible (Psal. Those that hunger after righteousness shall be filled. There is not a just man on earth, that doeth good, and sinneth not. Through Isaiah the word had been spoken: "Thus saith the Lord to His anointed, to Cyrus, whose …Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings, Covenanting According to the Purposes of God. Hebrews 2:17-18 - “Therefore, in all things He had to be made like His brethren, that He might be a merciful and faithful High Priest in things pertaining to God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people. 8 He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love. More than a century before the birth of Cyrus, Inspiration had mentioned him by name, and had caused a record to be made of the actual work he should do in taking the city of Babylon unawares, and in preparing the way for the release of the children of the captivity. iv. "God is love" (1 John 4:8) is a favorite Bible verse about love. Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God is one Lord.' Deut 6:6. When Abel sacrificed the first fruits of his, GOD was just enough to bless him. God sets the standard for right and wrong. The Lord, the Lord God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abounding in goodness and truth. Because God is just, He cannot overlook sin. (Psalms 46:1-2 NIV) For the director of music. A just God and a Saviour; there is none beside … Thomas Watson— A Body of Divinity. 6. [3] For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous. They shall be filled'. According to alamoth. --ISAIAH xliii. Hi Deb, My name is Deb Baker and my late husband’s initials were CMB. When Cain did not want to offer the best to GOD, He was righteous to not to bless him. T he Kingdom of our Lord in the heart, and in the world, is frequently compared to a building or house, of which He Himself is both the Foundation and the Architect (Isaiah 28:16 and 54:11, 12) . ii. 39; vi. xlv. Deut 6:6. God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. A: There is but one only, the living and true God. He was a just man (verse 22). But just as He who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do (1 Peter 1:15). He was devout (Acts 10:2). The Extent of Messiah's Spiritual Kingdom. First of all, God Himself is good; that is, He is everything that God should be—the ideal person, the sum total of all perfection. Love has pierced the heart that brake, Loveless sinner, for thy sake. These two parallel and antithetic clauses bring out striking complementary relations between God and the collective Israel. These two parallel and antithetic clauses bring out striking complementary relations between God and the collective Israel. 2. 6 God is just:(A) He will pay back trouble to those who trouble you(B) 7 and give relief to you who are troubled, and to us as well. 1 John 4:12 love neighbor. Psalm 25:8-14 God is fair and just; He corrects the misdirected, Sends them in the right direction. 7 Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God. (E) 8 He will punish(F) those who do not know God(G) and do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.(H). Know therefore this day, and consider it in thy heart, that the Lord he is God in heaven above, and upon the earth beneath, there is none else.' 9 In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him. iii. He is the only God.' If you have ever watched an award ceremony many people say, “God comes first.” But many times it was wickedness that got them that award. 17; 1 Kings …Lewis Bayly—The Practice of Piety, The Unity of GodQ-5: ARE THERE MORE GODS THAN ONE? What does God's calling a man by his name imply? Thus: God is that one spiritual and infinitely perfect essence, whose being is of himself eternally (Deut. Through Isaiah the word had been spoken: "Thus saith the Lord to His anointed, to Cyrus, whose, Since every revealed purpose of God, implying that obedience to his law will be given, is a demand of that obedience, the announcement of his Covenant, as in his sovereignty decreed, claims, not less effectively than an explicit law, the fulfilment of its duties. Sin is lawlessness (1 John 3:4) and iniquity (Daniel 9:4-5; Micah 2:1; James 3:6). (Psalm 111:7-8) God judges all behaviour fairly. New American Standard Bible God is a righteous judge, And a God who shows indignation every day. NASB 1977 God is a righteous judge, And a God who has indignation every day. Christ the Lord of glory see By His own denied, deserted, Bleeding, bound, and scourged for thee. 2. He gives the rejects his hand, And leads them step-by-step. He is the only God.' Of the Sons of Korah. I too had a great awakening in 2007 regarding God’s grace because I read a wonderful book by Joseph Prince called, “Destined to Reign”. Christ naming His disciples. Bible verses about putting God first The phrase “God first” or “just put God first” is usually used by an unbeliever. --ISAIAH xliii. More serious still, if He is not God, then He is … 2 Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; 3 Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. It also means that He hates the ill-treatment and oppression of people and of nature, which He has created. In an evangelical sense, righteous; religious; influenced by a regard to the laws of God; or living in exact conformity to the divine will. He hates lying, cheating, and other forms of mistreatment of others. Know therefore this day, and consider it in thy heart, that the Lord he is God in heaven above, and upon the earth beneath, there is none else.' There Are Figurative Uses Of God's Holiness The holiness of God is used figuratively of Him being light. The Bible repeatedly presents goodness as a core quality of our Lord, and I wanted to share just 23 of those occasions. He feared God with his whole house, gave much alms, and prayed to God always. I. Not only that, He has proven time and time both in the Bible and even in our lives today that He is there. (Psalm 9:7-8) God punishes or rewards as quickly or slowly as He desires. As children arrive have them look up and read the following Bible passages: Psalm 111:7-8, Psalm 9:7-8, 2 Peter 3:8-9 Once all the children arrive, read the verses together as a group and discuss the meaning of each verse. (Read More...) 1 John 4:16 - And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. Here is an honeycomb dropping into the mouths of, The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12. Bible Verses about the Word of God - For the word of God is alive and active. For whoso findeth me findeth life, and shall obtain favour of the Lord. Deut 4:49. (Psalms 37:30-31 NIV) The mouth of the righteous man utters wisdom, and his tongue speaks what is just. Love has pierced the heart that brake, Loveless sinner, for thy sake. 1 John 3:1-24 - Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not. who hath told it from that time? Psalm 95:3 King James Version (KJV) 3. Look again, O soul, behold Him On the cross uplifted high; See the precious life-blood flowing, See the tears that dim His eye. John 10:30 - I and [my] Father are one. 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